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Some Ohio legislators yell 'cut' to Hollywood tax deals

May. 22, 2019 6:04 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut? Some of Hollywood's biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were shot in Ohio, taking advantage of a 10-year-old tax credit incentive program. Now some Ohio legislators want to dim the lights on a program aimed at luring filmmaking to...

Tesla reduces prices on Models S and X amid stock slump

May. 21, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla has reduced the prices of its two most expensive models, raising concerns about fading interest in its cars and whether the company can generate enough cash to pay all the bills. On Monday, Tesla cut $3,000 from the price of the Model S sedan and $2,000 from the Model X SUV. The...

South Carolina: Tax break for Carolina Panthers near passage

May. 20, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is getting ready to offer the Carolina Panthers around $120 million in tax breaks to move practice fields and the team's headquarters to the state from North Carolina. Both the South Carolina House and Senate approved the final version of the tax break bill Monday after...

A look at provisions in Missouri's anti-abortion legislation

May. 17, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led Legislature gave final approval Friday to a wide-ranging bill that would limit abortion, including a ban on the procedure from the eighth week of pregnancy onward. The bill now goes to Gov. Mike Parson, who is expected to sign it. Here's a look at what's...

A look at provisions in Missouri's anti-abortion legislation

May. 16, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have passed a wide-ranging bill that would limit abortion, including a ban on the procedure from the eighth week of pregnancy onward. Because of changes made to the bill in the Senate, the measure now heads back to the House for consideration. Lawmakers face a...

Missouri lawmakers pass GM tax break bill

May. 14, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday passed a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships backed by Gov. Mike Parson after a group of fellow Republicans opposed to parts of the bill ended a more than 27-hour filibuster in the Senate. At issue was legislation passed last week by...

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes business incentive bill

May. 14, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on legislation pending in the Missouri Legislature (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Missouri senators have passed a business incentive bill backed by Gov. Mike Parson following a more than 27-hour filibuster. Senators voted 25-8 on Tuesday to send the measure to Parson's...

Missouri Senate in stalemate over GM incentive package

May. 13, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A group of Republicans opposed to an incentives deal for General Motors slowed work in the Missouri Senate to a halt on Monday with just days left before lawmakers' deadline to pass bills. Gov. Mike Parson is pushing for $50 million in tax credits for the company in hopes of...

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan

May. 13, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday unveiled an education plan that joins other 2020 candidates in calling for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay. The rollout follows the former Obama Cabinet member's immigration...

Missouri House approves $50M incentive package for GM plant

May. 9, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri House members have passed an incentives package offering General Motors up to $50 million for an expansion of an eastern Missouri plant that makes trucks and vans. The Republican-led House voted 92-51 for the proposal Thursday. The package would include up to $25 million...